Abstract digital sketches by Flora Chan

The sketch on the left pleasantly reminds me of a cockatoo!

Flora Chan seems like the kind of person I’d like to be friends with. Possibly it’s the night-owl humor on her sketchblog, a collection of digital abstractions entitled “I should be sleeping but” and living at “florastaysawake” on Tumblr.

Whatever the case may be, I’m as attracted to these sketches as I am to this NY-based designer’s main portfolio. It’s nice to see such a range of style and technique—even within the umbrella of digital abstraction—on a designer’s personal playground. The high notes for me are when Flora’s compositions trend towards collage, or are reduced to a single, simple form:

Abstract digital sketches by Flora Chan

 

Abstract digital sketches by Flora Chan

 

Abstract digital sketches by Flora Chan

 

Abstract digital sketches by Flora Chan

 

Abstract digital sketches by Flora Chan

 

Abstract digital sketches by Flora Chan

 

Abstract digital sketches by Flora Chan

 

As a complete aside, let me say that the way Flora has presented her work on her portfolio—as color palettes—is so clever and seductive:

Flora Chan Portfolio

Flora Chan is a recent Parsons grad (c/o 2014!) and a designer at Collins. You can see her design work on her portfolio, and more sketches on her Tumblr. Flora was nominated by Joel Califa; thanks for sharing, Joel!